Calls To Postpone Tokyo Olympics Grow

LRC USATF Calls On Olympics To Be Postponed  updated with LRC editorial A day after USA Swimming asked for the Olympics to be postponed to 2021, USATF asked that they be postponed, but did not give a date. We at LetsRun.com are all for the Olympics being held when they can be held safely and have no problem with them being held at some point in 2020 if that is the case. *Discuss

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Free Book Chapters – Purchase Your Autographed Book From Craig Virgin Now

LRC “Virgin Territory” Chapter 17: Front Runner Inc: When Pro Runners Had To Pretend They Weren’t Pro Hard to believe guys in their 60s now had to pretend they weren’t pro runners.

LRC “Virgin Territory” Book Excerpt, Chapter 1: Playing It Risky – Craig Virgin’s 1980 World Cross-Country Win Read about Craig’s win at World XC. Coming tomorrow chapter 17 from the book.

Update On LRC Coronavirus Patient’s Condition

LRC Update: LetsRun.com Visitor With COVID-19 Continues To Recover Good news as “justthefacts” condition continued to improve over the weekend and his fever is gone.

LRC What’s It Like For A Runner To Have COVID-19? A Long-Time LetsRun.com Visitor Shares His Story Of Being Infected With The Coronavirus A long-term visitor to LetsRun.com wants to share his story of what it is like to have the coronavirus. He also wants a LetsRun.com singlet when he gets better.
Discussion: I tested Positive for COVID here is my story

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Mike Smith Lifts The Veil On Galen Rupp’s Training

LRC Mike Smith Q&A Part II: On Choosing To Coach Galen Rupp, “Defending The Process,” & Rupp’s Human Side Smith said that he was careful not to let preconceived notions cloud his judgment when deciding whether to work with Rupp. “The second we abandon our critical thinking or our process with this stuff … I worry about that.”
*MB: Mike Smith Part II: Smith explains why he agreed to work with Galen Rupp

LRC Mike Smith Q&A, Part I: On Galen Rupp’s Commitment, Restructuring His Training & That 24 X 400 Workout 
*MB: Mike Smith lifts the veil on Galen Rupp’s training and talks about what makes him great

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Our Weekly Podcast LRC Coronavirus Shuts Down Racing, But Not The Running World Podcast Listen to the best track and field running podcast on the planet and find out how much Wejo got paid to pace Paula R to her WR, who will do better under their new coach – Tom Brady or Galen Rupp, and learn how Covid-19 will impact the marathons. Could it actually result in Scott Fauble or Jared Ward winning a major?

Our Weekly Recap WTW The 2020 Boston Marathon Is Going To Be HOT, Caster Semenya Vs. Luke Wilson, And Will The Coronavirus Result In Eliud Kipchoge Debuting In New York This Fall? This week we take a look at Covid-19’s impact on the running world and wonder how hot it will be Boston and wonder if it might actually result in Eliud Kipchoge debuting in New York this fall. Plus what do actor Luke Wilson‘s HS track exploits tell us about Caster Semenya‘s Olympic 200 dreams?

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LRC Looking For Some Running Content To Watch? On Running’s Chasing Tokyo Series May Be Just For You The series starts in 2019 and follows the On Zap Endurance team through the 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials. Yes, we had a major sporting event less than 3 weeks ago!

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